HMS student advances to state geography bee
Hillsboro Middle School eighth-grader Grant Knoll will compete in the 2011 Kansas Geographic Bee, April 1 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene.
Grant won the school bee Jan. 12 and took a qualifying test. With a score in the top 100 in Kansas, he qualified for the state bee.
The winner of the state bee will receive a $100, “The Complete National Geographic” on DVD, and a trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the national bee May 24 and 25 at the National Geographic Society headquarters.
Darrel and Lenna Knoll are Grant’s parents.